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Port Coquitlam (City) / Como Lake / Douglas Island / Mary Hill

Phone : (604) 927-5411
Your Host(s) : Municipal Administration

Port Coquitlam, BC (Nearby: Meadowbrook, Oxford Heights, River Springs, Coquitlam, Mary Hill)

  • Como Lake
  • Douglas Island
  • Mary Hill

2580 Shaughnessy Street
Port Coquitlam, British Columbia
V3C 2A8

British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver, Coast, & Mountains

Description From Owner:
  • Como Lake - Various origins have been suggested for this name: Como, a Sandwich Islander or Hawaiian who belonged to the party that founded Fort Langley in 1827; Lake Como in northern Italy or even a compound of 'Co' for Coquitlam and 'mo' for Port Moody
  • Douglas Island - at confluence of Pitt R. and Fraser R. (B-8). Originally Manson Island after Donald Manson, a member of the expedition that founded Fort Langley in 1827.
  • After Governor Douglas purchased the island, he gave it to his daughter Cecilia, and it became known as Douglas Island.
  • Mary Hill - Named after Colonel Moody's wife, Mary. The Royal Engineers thought it would be a good idea to build a citadel here to defend New Westminster against any American invasion.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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  • Minnekhada Park

  • This Sioux Indian name meaning 'water rattling by' was given by an American farming here before World War l.

    In 1934 E.W. Hamber, Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia from 1936 to 1940, built a 'Scottish hunting lodge' here. Park and lodge are now owned by the Greater Vancouver Regional District.

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Nearby Lakes and Mountains:
  • Lafarge Lake, 3km
  • Munday Lake, 4km
  • Cypress Mountain, 8km
  • Como Lake, 6km
  • Mount Burke, 7km
  • Cypress Lake, 9km
  • Eagle Mountain, 10km
  • Buntzen Lake, 10km
  • Dennett Lake, 11km
  • Sasamat Lake, 10km
  • Munro Lake, 12km
  • Mount Burnaby, 9km
  • McCombe Lake, 13km
  • Coquitlam Lake, 16km
  • Bennie Lake, 14km
  • Coquitlam Mountain, 15km
  • Little Horn Mountain, 16km
  • Gabbro Lake, 17km
  • Widgeon Peak, 16km
  • Burnaby Lake, 12km
  • Talus Lake, 18km
  • Cranberry Lake, 13km
  • Gabbro Mountain, 19km
  • Goose Lake, 13km
  • Hastings Lake, 17km
  • Percy Lake, 16km
  • Perkins Lake, 20km
  • Goldie Lake, 17km
  • Mystery Peak, 17km
  • Flower Lake, 17km
  • Deer Lake, 14km
  • Lost Lake, 15km
  • De Pencier Lake, 17km
  • Theta Lake, 18km
  • Gopher Lake, 18km
  • Mystery Lake, 17km
  • Loon Lake, 15km
  • Peneplain Lake, 22km
  • Winter Lake, 22km
  • Dinkey Peak, 17km
  • Clegg Lake, 20km
  • Pump Peak, 18km
  • Hidden Lake, 18km
  • Blaney Lake, 15km
  • Second Lake, 18km
  • Tim Jones Peak, 19km
  • First Lake, 18km
  • Irmy Lake, 16km
  • Runner Peak, 19km
  • Mount Seymour, 19km